John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville passed away May 21, 2017. John was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Cossman Gasper; sons, John Gasper, Jr. and Bruce Gasper. He is survived by his daughters, Jacqualyn (Dr. Earl) Walker and Ann (Larry Painter) Abbott; sons, Paul (Dixie) Gasper and Mark (Donna) Gasper; twenty-four grandchildren; […]

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away May 19, 2017 from Parkinson’s. Truman was born July 7, 1945 in Covington, Ga. and graduated from Newton County High School, Class of 1963. He continued his education in the United States Air Force where he served for four years. During those four years, he […]

First home going up in Pinewood Forrest

A bit of history is taking shape in west Fayetteville with construction of the first home now underway at the large Pinewood Forrest development.

First home going up in Pinewood Forrest

Construction starts on pioneering geothermal homes across from Pinewood Atlanta studios History is being made in west Fayetteville with the initial phases of construction of the first home at Pinewood Forrest, the New Urbanist community that will feature a mix of residential, retail, office and commercial offerings. The homes will feature geothermal heating and cooling. […]

Underage online porn charges snag man, 19

Austin M. Boone

Underage online porn charges snag man, 19

A Fayetteville man has been charged with electronic pornography and child exploitation after an investigation by the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Fayetteville investigators. Austin M. Boone, 19, of Pine Circle, was charged with exhibiting sexually-explicit materials to minors and two counts of electronic pornography and child exploitation, according to Fayette County Jail […]

Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

Are more townhomes headed for Fayetteville?

Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

The City Council Thursday night is set to decide if 26 new townhomes can be built on the eastern side of the city. Brent Scarborough wants to build the townhomes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Scarborough wants the property rezoned to R-THC […]

Spring Hill teacher Sanders finalist for state pre-K award

Pre-K Commissioner Amy Jacobs, center, and Assistant Commissioner Susan Adams, left, made a special visit to Spring Hill Elementary on May 9 to officially announce that Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders is one of six statewide finalists under consideration for Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year for 2017-2018.

Spring Hill teacher Sanders finalist for state pre-K award

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has selected Spring Hill Elementary Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders as one of three finalists statewide under consideration for Georgia Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. Sanders is one of three finalists selected from public school system nominations made across the state. The winner will […]

Emily Poole named Fayetteville economic development director

Emily Poole named Fayetteville economic development director

Fayetteville is clearly on the move, and with it former Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) Vice President of Economic Development Emily Poole has been hired as the city’s new economic development director. A lifelong resident of Fayette County, Poole previously worked with FCDA and as public relations manager at Allan Vigil Ford. Those experiences, and […]

Gaspierik-Edwards engagement

Gaspierik-Edwards engagement

Joe and Terri Gaspierik of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Gaspierik to Matt Edwards, son of Fred and Robin Edwards of Fayetteville. Katie is a 2004 graduate of Fayette County High School and has a master’s degree from Georgia State University.  She is working as a behavior interventionist in Fulton County Schools. […]

Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88

Jimmy Calvin Newton, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away May 13, 2017. Jimmy was retired from the Federal Reserve Bank. He was a member of the National Guard, taught Sunday School for many years, and served as a deacon. Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Parker Newton. He is survived by his sisters, […]

Mary Anne White, 59, of Fayetteville

Mary Anne White, 59, of Fayetteville passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017. She was born in Atlanta on October 31, 1957 to Elvin and Charlotte White. She was employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as an elementary school teacher for 30 years.  Mary Anne was preceded in death by her parents and […]

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